The re-election of incumbent Shavkat Mirziyoyev means his reform agenda, which affects foreign investment, energy, tourism and economic development, will continue.
Russia's State Duma elections marked 'an obvious backslide from democracy and squeezing out of dissent', according to one observer.
Twenty apartments! A hundred cars! Tens of thousands in gift certificates! These are just some of the prizes up for grabs for Russians. All they have to do is vote in an election many see as a farce.
The popularity of Putin and his United Russia party has been plummeting amid a crackdown on the opposition and media, an economic crisis, and an extension of Putin's term limits.
At a 2016 meeting, Vladimir Putin and other top Russian leaders hatched a plan to 'alter mass consciousness' among US voters, sow social chaos and weaken the American presidency.
In just 3 months, Sadyr Japarov has risen from prisoner to president of Kyrgyzstan.
Voters in Kyrgyzstan will choose a new president and possibly a new system of government on January 10 as the country seeks to move on from an October political crisis.
The assistance will be used to back the Central Election Commission in administering parliamentary and presidential elections that follow democratic standards and Kyrgyz law.
Russia, Iran and China have a long history of social media disinformation efforts aimed at influencing US voters, US intelligence officials warn.
Speaking in parliament, Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Jeenbekov confirmed his resignation, and MPs applauded him as he left the room.